Guffin Family History

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Guffin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGuffin (see McGiffin).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Giffin, Duffin, Gaffin, Diffin, Guffey, Mcguffin, Buffin, Gunnin

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Guffin Family Origin

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Guffin Family Occupations

What did your Guffin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Guffin occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 33% of Guffin's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Cotton Operative were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guffin. A less common occupation for the Guffin family was Parish Clerk (Ch Off).

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  • Carpenter

  • Cotton Operative

  • Parish Clerk (Ch Off)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Guffin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Guffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Guffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guffin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Guffin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Guffin. For the veterans among your Guffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Guffin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Guffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Guffin in 1953 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guffin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guffin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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